Coldwell Banker Primus, Algonquin
What was your first job in the realty industry?
My first job in the realty industry was helping a young couple purchase their first home. It was not only my first job, but the most rewarding so far.
Who inspires you?
My mother, who never sits down for more than a second, inspires me. I guess that is where I get all my energy from.
What is your favorite free-time activity?
I love Tae Kwon Do and watching surgeries on the Discovery Health Channel.
How did you learn the business?
I’m really not finished learning, nor do I think I ever will be, although my broker, Shannon, and our marketing director, Mike, are my left and right hands.
What was the last good movie you saw or book you read?
“The Constant Gardener”
What is your favorite restaurant?
[My favorite restaurant is] Cheeseburger in Paradise. I love a nice, big juicy burger every once in a while. Aside from restaurants, I love my mother’s kitchen.
Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Chicago?
221 North La Salle
What kind of car do you drive?
I love my Grand Prix, and so do my real estate signs in the trunk!
BlackBerry, Palm or paper?
Most definitely paper; I can’t trust technology or batteries.
What is your favorite city after Chicago?
Athens, Greece; it never sleeps and lights at night are spectacular.
What is your personal motto?
We all need each other in life as success is never achieved alone.
In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry?
Ask a million questions; give one good answer.